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Sports News of Thursday, 25 October 2018

Source: Ghana Crusader

Yussif Basigi tips Black Queens and two others for FIFA Women’s World Cup


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Head coach of Black Princesses, Yussif Basigi, says Ghana, Cameroon and Nigeria will be the countries to represent Africa at the FIFA Women’s World Cup in France next year.

The top three sides at the Africa Women’s Cup of Nations get an automatic qualification to the 2019 FIFA Women’s world cup in France.

And according to the former coach of the Black Queens no team is a walk over but he is sure the Black Queens, the Super Falcons and the Indomitable Lioness will be the top three sides.

“This time around there are no minors in football, now you can see every country play well,” he said on Happy FM.

“But personally I think Ghana, Nigeria and Cameroon will be the three to represent Africa at the World Cup in France.

“South Africa could also hang on but I feel the three teams I have mentioned will make it to the World Cup.” The Women’s Africa Cup of Nations will start on November 17 and end on 1st December.

Eight teams will participate in the competition, with Accra and Cape Coast as the venues pencilled to host the tournament.

Ghana are in group A with Mali, Algeria and Cameroon and Group B has defending Champions Nigeria, South Africa, Kenya and Zambia.

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